Tuesday, September 26, 2017

lethal injection

This undated file photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Mark Asay.

BY JASON DEAREN STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida on Thursday put a man to death with an anesthetic never used before in a U.S. lethal injection, carrying out its first execution in more than 18 months on an inmate convicted ...
This undated photo provided by the Florida Department of Corrections shows Mark Asay. If his final appeals are denied, Asay is to die by lethal injection after 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017.

BY JASON DEAREN GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in state history, Florida is expecting to execute a white man Thursday for killing a black person — and it plans to do so with the help of a ...
Florida Supreme Court

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office Thursday asked the Florida Supreme Court to reject an appeal from Mark James Asay, a Death Row prisoner whose scheduled Aug. 24 execution ...
In this Thursday March 29, 2007, file photo, William Morva watches as prospective jury members are interviewed to serve in his attempted robbery trial in Montgomery County Circuit Court in Christiansburg, Va.

BY ALANNA DURKIN RICHER RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When Virginia carries out its next execution, more of the process will be shrouded in secrecy. Virginia is scheduled to give a lethal injection to 35-year-old William Morva on Thursday for the ...
In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017, file photo, former Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry, right, gestures as he answers a question during a news conference in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

BY SEAN MURPHY OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma has had one of the busiest death chambers in the country for decades, executing more people per capita than any other state since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1976 that death ...
This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Kenneth Williams. (Arkansas Department of Correction via AP, File)

BY KELLY P. KISSEL and ANDREW DeMILLO VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas wrapped up an accelerated executions schedule with a lethal injection that left the condemned inmate lurching and convulsing before he died, prompting calls for investigations and renewed scrutiny ...
In this Tuesday, April 18, 2017 file photo, Ledell Lee appears in Pulaski County Circuit Court for a hearing in which lawyers argued to stop his execution which is scheduled for Thursday. (Benjamin Krain/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP, File)

BY ANDREW DeMILLO and SEAN MURPHY VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that spared three convicted killers, but courts still could scuttle the remainder of ...
In this November 2005 file photo, Larry Greene, public information director of the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, demonstrates how a curtain is pulled between the death chamber and witness room at the prison in Lucasville, Ohio. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday over the constitutionality of Ohio’s lethal injection process as the state tries to start carrying out executions once again. At issue is whether a contested ...
This April 21, 2014, file photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Mark Christeson, who was convicted of killing a woman and her two children nearly 20 years ago, Christeson is scheduled to die by injection on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, at the state prison in Bonne Terre, Mo. (Missouri Department of Corrections via AP, File)

BY JIM SALTER BONNE TERRE, Mo. (AP) — Nearly 19 years to the day that Susan Brouk and her two children were taken to a Missouri pond and killed, one of the men responsible for the crime was put to ...
This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows death row inmate Terry Edwards. Edwards, 43, is set for lethal injection on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)

BY MICHAEL GRACZYK HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man convicted of a fatal robbery at a Dallas-area Subway shop just weeks after he was fired from his job there was executed Thursday night. Terry Edwards, 43, received lethal injection for ...
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